UK boat builder Haines has recently launched its latest flagship Haines 400. The model was presented past July and was officially launched at Coldham Hall on the River Yare in Norfolk on 24th July 2010.
Having elegant contemporary looks with proven sea keeping ability, the Haines 400 represents a major leap forward for the company into the larger offshore cruiser market.
This new 40 foot aft cabin is based on a proven restyled planing hull, with a new superstructure designed by Justin Haines. A semi displacement version also on offer for those not requiring as much speed or wanting to do more river cruising.
The 400 has light spacious living areas with large bonded windows and roof hatches to maximise light throughout the boat. It offers a large enclosed aft deck area with seating for 6/8, double helm to starboard with an easy to operate forward/aft canopy. The yacht also features wide side decks for safety and a sunbathing area with sun deck cushions forward.
This first model is fitted with Twin Volvo D6 330 hp diesel engines, other engines are available. Haines 400 is able to achieve a top speed of 30 knots.
Prices start from £257,000 inc VAT for the semi displacement model and £298,000 inc VAT for a twin 2 x 220 hp planing version.
Specification of the Haines 400:
LOA: 12.90 m/40 ft
Beam: 4.03 m/13.4 ft
Draft: 1.06 m/3.6 ft
Air draught: 3.04 m/11.2 ft
Fuel capacity: 2 x 500 l
Water capacity: 450 l
The Haines 400 boat test video:
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